Best firewall gateway version of Linux ?

Matthew Hawkins matthew at
Wed Feb 13 10:54:29 EST 2002

On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, andrew at wrote:
> smoothwall comes with sshd (at least these days it does), but it doesn't
> have it listen on the external interface by default, and it listens on
> port 222 rather than the standard 22 (don't ask me why...)

Security through obscurity, which is just one more concern you can add
to the growing list about the authors.

Note that Smoothwall was affected by the somewhat recent remote exploit
of sshd, but they have an update to fix that.


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